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Eugene “Gene” E. Ackerman, 69

August 31, 2018

Eugene “Gene” E. Ackerman, 69, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lancaster, to the late Alice (Mann) and Wilson Ackerman. He was the loving husband to Patricia (Cummings) Ackerman for over 43 years.
Gene attended Penn Manor High School. He was employed as a Millright for Herr & Sacco for over 20 years. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and playing golf. He also enjoyed camping, gardening and attending Bike Week in Wildwood, NJ. He enjoyed watching thunderstorms, but mostly he loved to spend time with his family.
In addition to his wife Pat, Gene is survived by their son Steven Ackerman and granddaughter, Savannah Ackerman both of Lancaster; two brothers; one sister and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a sister, a brother and a half-brother. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Gene’s memory to The Autism Society- Berks County, PO Box 6683, Wyomissing, PA 19610.
A Celebration of Gene’s life will be held at 6PM on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Friends and family will be received from 5PM to 6PM prior to the service. Casual dress is requested.

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September 03, 2018

Aunt Patty, Im sorry for your loss. Uncle Gene was an awesome man. I will always cherish my memories of him. Late nights playing D&D at the kitchen table with Stevie and I. Rob

September 03, 2018

Pat, I’m so sorry for your loss.  Your in my thoughts and prayers.   
LuAnn

September 03, 2018

Gene, you were a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.  You are going to be missed so much.  Ride high on you Harley.  Say hi to mom and dad.  Good bye my brother.  Dawn, Ken, Chris and Shaun Sitkowski

September 03, 2018

My deepest condolences to the Ackerman family, Gene is in my heart with many good memories. I have Pat and Steve in my prayers. 
Tom K. 

September 03, 2018

Gene thanks for being more of a brother then my own brother. Lori and I are going to miss you. And I hope you know your family will be taken care of. Hope you have a golf course to play love ya and miss you already.

September 03, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Shari Hevener

September 03, 2018

Thinking of you Aunt Patty, I’m sorry for your loss.
Warmest of hugs, Vicky and the girls

September 03, 2018

I’m so very sorry for your loss, Pat.   You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.  Sending much love your way, Julie

September 02, 2018

Pat, praying for peace and strength for you in these upcoming days. Love you!
Shelley

September 02, 2018

I’m so very sorry for your loss Pat! Sending love and prayers 💕🙏💕.  Kathy Guse

September 02, 2018

What a beautiful tribute for your “hunny! You were so fortunate to have spent 43 years together. No one can understand the sadness you feel because no one lived your lives. I’m praying for a presence of peace in the next days. Also thinking of sweet Savannah. You need each other to lean on…..she’ll be your shining light on a dark day.  Love you, my friend.  Kimberly Setty

September 02, 2018

Thinking of you and Stevie and Granddaughter.
Prayers and Love. Sharon, Kelly and Kerry.

September 02, 2018

Thinking of you and your family, Pat, during this difficult time.    Meg Carnegie

September 02, 2018

So sorry for your loss.  Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.  Vickie Summers

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Friday, September 07, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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